Lewis  Ammons

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Lewis Ammons
Died Nov. 16, 1894
Aged 74 yrs.
Co. C. 12 La. Cav.
Full Name: Lewis  Ammons
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:T  Number:29
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1820 
Died: December 11, 1893 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: South Carolina 
Occupation: Farmer 
Came To Texas: 1867 
Residence: Caldwell County, Texas 
Admitted To Home: July 29, 1891 
Brigade: Harrison's 
Regiment: 12th Louisiana Cav. 
AMMONS, LOUIS (circa 1820 ~ 1894) Louis Ammons, a private in Company A of the 12th Louisiana Infantry died November 16, 1894 and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery. His headstone says he was in Company C of the 12th Louisiana Cavalry, but, to our knowledge, no such regiment exists. The spelling of his name also differs on his headstone versus that found in military rolls of the 12th Louisiana Infantry. Soldiers from Company A of the 12th Louisiana Infantry were from the DeSota, Natchitoches and Sabine areas of Louisiana. We do not know if he was actually born in Louisiana or if thatís just where he was mustered into service in the year 1862. There are no records of Louis Ammons living in the Texas Confederate Menís Home, nor is there an application for Confederate Pension on file.

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